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Stewart case to grand jury...Nationals, Orioles with eye on titles...Rambo cut

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 16, 2014 at 1:51 p.m.



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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo made the announcement after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have remained suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the Texas legal system. Peterson, who is accused of using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son, has said he was sorry for hurting the child but did not intend to and is not a child abuser.

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have cut Bacarri Rambo after the second-year safety struggled in the team's first two games. Rambo was released to make room for safety Brandon Meriweather, who was restored to the roster after serving a two-game suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit.

UNDATED (AP) — Both Washington and Baltimore can win division titles tonight with wins. If the Orioles beat Toronto they would clinch the AL East while the Nationals would take the NL East with a victory at Atlanta.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees infielder-outfielder Martin Prado has had an appendectomy and will miss the rest of the season. The team says Prado, who was batting .316 since being acquired from Arizona July 31, had the surgery early today and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list.

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